Couples With One ADHD Partner
new to board but not new to ADHD/ADD
I have a husband of almost 20 years that was diagnosed right after we married.
My 11 year old son has ADHD that was dx when he was 6.
My 13 year old daughter self diagnosed about a week ago and has ADD….
I DONT have it but might as well since it surrounds me every day….
I have been through my husband cheating on me twice and trying to decide how I could raise my kids on my own.
After 20 years of marriage and dealing with both kids I am at a cross roads.
I realized I have lost a great deal of myself over that last few years and want to get back to taking care of myself.
My husband and I own our business and I quit my job about a year ago to help with the business and spend more time with our kids.
The good things have been helping my kids deal with all the challenges of being pre-teens. I feel they have needed me around more now than when they were little and I see two very happy adjusted kids.
I think I have made a huge mistake by quitting my job and working with my husband. When we disagree on how to handle things, he immediately thinks I am judging his behavior or taking advantage of his ADHD. He says things that are very hurtfull and I can no longer see things objectively.
I have started taking steps to go back to work as an RN and seperate myself from our business.
I know that by doing this, I may be taking steps to end our relationship. He takes all of this very personal and I know from past experiences that he may lash out and push me further away.
I am reaching out to see if anyone else has been through this and maybe help me see things objectively
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